Antoine Beuger


1955: born in oosterhout (netherlands)

1973 - 1978: study of composition with ton de leeuw at sweelinck conservatorium, amsterdam

1990: resumption of composing after an interruption of about 10 years

1992: founding of edition wandelweiser, together with burkhard schlothauer

since 1994: conception and organisation of KLANGRAUM, a concert series at kunstraum düsseldorf

1995 - 2001: founder and artistic director of "werkraum", place for interdisciplinary artistic events, cologne (together with visual artist mauser)

since 1996: artistic director of edition wandelweiser records

since 2004: managing director edition wandelweiser gmbh

several prizes, including:

1991: tenth international composition seminar boswil / schweiz
*lesen, hören - buch für stimme*, for voice and tape

1992: forum junger komponisten, wdr-köln
*schweigen, hören*, for percussion solo and orchestra

1998: 6th international kazimierz serocki composers competition, warschau *fourth music for marcia hafif (4)*, for accordion solo and orchestra
premieres at the donaueschingen music days:

1995: *etwas (lied)*, for singer and piano

1997: *fourth music for marcia hafif (3)*, for orchestra

2003: *wort für wort (geraum)*, for 6 speaking voices, poet reading and electronic sounds

productions and broadcasts with radios stations in germany, austria, great britain, poland and united states